Book Signing Calendar
Here’s a summary of upcoming book signing events scheduled at the store.
Road Kill 7
E.R. Bill joins us with his latest book. Other authors may attend.
Andy Davidson joins us with his new epic horror novel about the spectacular decline of the Redfern family, haunted by an ancient evil.
Nellie Gardner is looking for a way out of an abusive marriage when she learns that her long-lost grandfather, August Redfern, has willed her his turpentine estate.
It turns out that the “estate” is a decrepit farmhouse on a thousand acres of old pine forest, but Nellie is so thrilled about the chance for a fresh start for her and her son, that she doesn’t notice that there’s something wrong with Redfern Hill. Something lurks beneath the soil, ancient and hungry, with the power to corrupt hearts and destroy souls.
From the author of The Boatman’s Daughter, The Hollow Kind is a jaw-dropping novel about legacy and the horrors that hide in the dark corners of family history. Andy Davidson’s gorgeous, Gothic fable tracing the spectacular fall of the Redfern family will haunt you long after you turn the final page.
Bad Blood Sisters
Galveston Author Saralyn Richard joins us with her latest book.
Syndicated columnist Bartee Haile joins us with a book of some of the lesser-known outstanding Texans.
Co-authors Joy Jones & Jim Nelson join us with their new Galveston-set novel.
Thursday, October 19th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The Last to See Me
Author and former Galveston resident Mylene Dressler joins us with her latest novel, a literary ghost tale.
Saturday, October 14th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Long Fall from Heaven
Co-author George Wier joins us with this noir Galveston mystery thriller set in the 1980s.
Friday, October 13th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Tattooed on My Soul
Editor Stephen M. Sloan joins us with this collection of Texas veterans’ memories of their service in WWII.
Saturday, September 30th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
The Night of the Virgin
Author Elliott Turner joins us with his debut novel about a young Mexican-American pursuing his dream of playing pro soccer.
Saturday, August 12th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Author Philip McBride joins us with his Civil War historical novel, which closely follows the actual experiences of Capt. J. J. McBride of Galveston.
Saturday, July 29th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
In the Company of Decent Men
Author Andy Horne joins us with the second novel in his Decent Men series.
Saturday, July 15th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Galveston Seawall Chronicles
Author Kimber Fountain joins us with her history of the seawall.
Saturday, June 24th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Never Left the Battlefields
Author Birney T. “Chick” Havey joins us with his WWII memoir.
Saturday, June 24th, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Author N. E. Brown joins us with the 6th installment of the Galveston Indignities series.
Saturday, June 10th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Healthy Happy Cooking
Local author Lisa Lewis joins us with her family dinner cookbook.
Saturday, May 20th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Not Quite Home
James B. Morgan joins us with his memoir of life as a soldier in the U.S. Army
Saturday, May 13th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Points of Light
Harold Raley joins us with his collection of essays
Saturday, April 15th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Unaware: A Suspense Novel
Susan P. Baker joins us with her stand-alone mystery set in Galveston
Saturday, March 18th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas
Lora-Marie Bernard joins us with this history of the swindling slaver Monroe Edwards
Saturday, January 28th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers
E. R. Bills joins us with this anthology of Texas horror writing.
Saturday, December 17th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Tim Gould joins us with his history of the now closed marine attraction, Sea-Arama, in Galveston.
Saturday, December 10th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Galveston Art League
Pat Jakobi and Nancy House join us with their 100 year history of the Galveston Art League.
Cynthia Bowen joins us with her memoir of caring for an infant with severe burn injuries.
Gina Hooten Popp joins us with her latest novel, a sequel to the 1900 Storm novel The Storm After.
Ghosts of Galveston
Kathleen Shanahan Maca joins us with her new book of local ghost lore. Also Wednesday, October 26th at Rosenberg Library.
The Battleship Texas
Mark Lardas joins us with his new history book.
Mitchel P. Roth joins us with his history of the Texas Prison Rodeo.
From Maine to Galveston
James Valentino joins us with a Galveston history told through personal letters.
Lost Path to Solitude
Maria Elena Sandovici returns with her follow-up to Dogs with Bagels.
Greetings from Galveston
E. Barry Gray joins us with his post card history of our storied island.
From Matriarch to Mayor
Elise Hopkins Stephens joins us with her book about the Kempner women of Galveston.
The Last Madam
Joy Jones joins us with her historical novel of the famous Chicken Ranch.
Galvez / Spain: Our Forgotten Ally
Judge Ed Butler joins us with a history of Spain’s assistance to the colonies.
Carson Chance, P. I.
N. E. Brown returns with a romantic mystery set in Dallas.
Texas Shipwrecks (Images of America)
Mark Lardas joins us with a history of the sunken ships of the Texas coast.
The Ghost City of San Luis Island
Eileen Benitz Wagner joins us with a history of the shifting sands of San Luis pass.
Texas Coast Experience
Marie Cook joins us with a Gulf Coast book of photography and history.
Murder on the Seawall
Larry Watts joins us with his detective mysteries, the latest set in Galveston.
Growing Up in Galveston
Kelton D. Sams, Jr. joins us with his memoirs of the civil rights lunch counter protests which he organized as a high school student in 1960-61.
Gunfights & Sites in Texas Ranger History
Mike Cox joins us with his Texas Ranger history guidebook.
Lisa Sandlin joins us with her gritty P.I. noir set in Beaumont.
Down for the Count
Lynn Long joins us with his 1940’s gulf coast mystery.
Bartee Haile returns with his new book on the wild life in early Texas oil towns.
Saturday, December 19th, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
The Chili Cookbook & Texas Eats
Robb Walsh joins us on Saturday with 2 cookbooks with a Texas theme.
Saturday, December 19th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
A Dickens of a Miracle
Diane L. Twilley has a new novel in her series featuring amateur sleuths Gina Malloy Tierney, and her aunt, Sister Catherine Malloy.
Saturday, December 12th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Galveston 1900: Indignities Book 5 – The Arrangement
N. E. Brown joins us again on Saturday with her newest historical novel, book 5 in the series set in early 1900s Galveston.
Saturday, November 21st, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ernie Deats of Dickinson joins us again on Saturday with his newest historical novel, the sequel to the book Kidnapped on the Bayou.
Saturday, November 14th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
A. Hardy Roper joins us with the third novel in his Parker McLeod mystery series.
Saturday, November 13th, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Water is for Fighting Over
Chris O’Shea Roper and Tom Linton, PhD join us with a new compilation of their articles on water resource management in Texas.
Saturday, October 24th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Henry Sampson and the Great Galveston Storm
William Merrell joins us with his historical novel.
Saturday, October 24th, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
The Bolivar Peninsula
Dr. Melanie Wallace signs copies of her new history of the peninsula.
Saturday, October 17th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Vamps, Villains and Vaudeville
Ellen Mansoor Collier joins us with the fourth book in her Jazz Age Mystery series.
Saturday, October 10th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Marie LeNôtre is the founder and director of the Culinary Institute LeNôtre in houston. She joins us with her new memoir.
Saturday, September 26th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Hill Country Property
Jim Sanderson joins us with his prequel to the the Beaumont private eye mystery, Nothing to Lose.
Saturday, September 19th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
We Were Prepared
Frank Urbanic joins us with his book about the Scouts involvement as first responders in the Texas City port explosion of 1947.
Saturday, August 22nd, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Stray Dogs and Lonely Beaches
Dogs with Bagels
Galveston resident and globe-trotting writer and water-colorist Maria Elena Sandovici joins us with her two novels.
Saturday, August 8th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Galveston’s Broadway Cemeteries
Kathleen Maca joins us with her history of the historic cemetery on Broadway Blvd.
Saturday, July 18th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Kidnapped on the Bayou
Fourth generation Dickinsonian Ernie Deats has a new historical fiction based on a true story. He is also the author of The Last Karankawa.
Saturday, June 6th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Author and radio host John DeMers joins us with Texas cookbooks and Texas mysteries.
Saturday, June 13th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Author and Texas state historian Bill O’Neal joins us with his history of gun fighting in Texas.
Saturday, May 23rd, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
BOI and former Galveston judge Susan P. Baker joins us with her newest novel.
Saturday, May 30th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Galveston’s Tree Carvings
BOI Joseph R. Pellerin joins us with the book that documents all the tree carvings.
Saturday, April 18th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Taken by Storm
Author Ann M. Pearson signs copies of her historical fiction set in 1900 Galveston.
Saturday, March 14th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Galveston’s Maceo Family Empire
Authors Nicole Boatman, Dr. Scott Belshaw, and Richard McCaslin return to sign copies of Galveston’s most popular book.
Saturday, February 21st, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Tony Buzbee: Defining Moments by Michael Lee Lanning
Portrait of the attorney best known in Galveston for his successful class action suit against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association after Hurricane Ike.
Saturday, January 17th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Murder at the Driskill by Kathleen Kaska
The 4th novel in the Sydney Lockhart mystery series.
Saturday, January 24th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Nothing to Lose by Jim Sanderson
A private eye thriller set in Beaumont, Texas? You betcha.